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This Week in Radio Tech

Each week, you get a new show with current news, commentary, ideas, fun, and tips help broadcast engineers. It's mostly about radio engineering, but TV and other audio engineers will find the podcasts useful, too.

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Hamvention in Dayton, amateur radio experience for professional engineers is good for experience, and more!
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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Kirk chats with Mary Ann Seidler about her work in developing MPEG technology. Guest: Mary Ann Seidler links: http://tieline.com/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tobin, Mary Ann Seidler
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Balancing crazy work hours and home life, building radio station studios in Afghanistan, AM field strength readings, and more. Guest: Marcos O'Rourke links: http://kwve.com/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Marcos O'Rourke
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Hosts: Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, and Chris Tobin When is giving 110% not such a good idea? When it's modulation! links: http://www.thisweekinradiotech.com/ http://www.buckleyradio.com/ http://www.cbsradio.com/index.html
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tobin
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In this episode we talk about the upcoming AES convention in New York and AOIP developments for broadcasters. Guests: David K. Bialik and Michael "Catfish" Dosch links: http://www.aes.org/ http://www.telosalliance.com/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, David K. Bialik, Michael...
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In this episode we talk about troubleshooting and repair of broadcast equipment including tips and techniques from industry veteran, Mark Persons. Guest: Mark Persons. links: http://mwpersons.com/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin, Mark Persons
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Hosts: Kirk Harnack and Chris Tobin We talk about Hurricane Irene and staying on air in her aftermath. Guest: Rich Parker. links: http://www.thisweekinradiotech.com/ http://www.cbsradio.com/index.html http://apre.us/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Rick Parker
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Rising flood waters, the public file, more audio processing, the "public" airwaves, and more!
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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Our favorite radios, radio pet peeves, audio snobbery, will 64Hz always be, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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The national EAS test, where's my copper?, radio war stories, and more. Guest: Andy Linton from Total Broadcast Consultants. links: http://www.totalbroadcast.net/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin, Andy Linton
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A resurgence in radio listening, interactivity for radio audiences, an HD radio tip, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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In this episode we talk about programming, promotions and some positive reports about radio listening with Donna Halper. Guest: Donna Halper. links: http://twitter.com/#!/DevorahLeah
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin, Donna Halper
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Hosts: Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, and Chris Tarr We talk about earthquake warnings, Chris Tarr's big red button, the general radio sexless connector, and more. links: http://www.thisweekinradiotech.com/ http://www.buckleyradio.com/ http://jumpscan.com/thegeekjedi
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr
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We talk about the right way to connect audio connectors to your audio cable.
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Have you ever replaced a fallen STL antenna in a hurricane? Joey Cummings has. Have you ever actually sent a Tsunami warning over EAS? Joey Cummings has. Guest: Joey Cummins links: http://93khj.com/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Joey Cummins
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Hosts: Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr and Chris Tobin In this episode we play "Stump the Chump" with the radio engineering fanatics in the chatroom. links: http://www.thisweekinradiotech.com/ http://jumpscan.com/thegeekjedi http://www.cbsradio.com/index.html
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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Find out what it's really like behind the scenes in professional radio.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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Guest Bill Putney tells us how he put together a new community FM station. From equipment selection to installation to testing. Guest: Bill Putney links: http://kptz.org/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tobin, Bill Putney
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Ground Zero broadcasting when the President visits, crowd-sourced news, trouble shooting expectations, and more!
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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Penalties for pirate broadcasters, an in depth look at RDS and web metadata interactivity tools, and more. Guest: Jim Roberts from Broadcast Electronics. links: http://www.bdcast.com/
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Jim Roberts
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In this episode we talk about noise. RF noise is increasing and making radio communications more difficult in some places.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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This week we chat with George Whittam, a leading expert in voice over studio design.
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Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin, George Whittam
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War stories of radio engineering from the trenches with our guest Dana Puopolo Chief Engineer WURD Radio.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Dana Puopolo
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Coming at your from WHBC in Canton Ohio with some retro radio equipment, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin, Tom Ray
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This week we talk about nanotechnology, tiny capacitors, skin effect, and bees in the feed horn.
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Explore the tech of the APHEX Aural Exciter, and big bottom a staples of audio production.
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Tutorial of HE-AAC, digital audio info, High-Fidelity Streaming Audio Player, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Tom Ray, Greg Ogonowski
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This week, Chris Tarr and I tackle tough issues including Friday night calculus, dead birds and strobe lights.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr
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This week, gentlemen start your bulldozers! And a story about the Tennessee car zapper.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr
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This week we talk tubes: the glowing kind, and counting down to the National EAS Test.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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This week, Tom Ray gives us a tour of WWV, the station that's all time all the time.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr
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This week we talk to Bob Orban, who developed the OPTIMOD solution that combines several processing structures into a single box to maximize loudness and still meet government broadcast regulations.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin, Bob Orban
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We talk about the costs of AM broadcasting in Alaska and how going green saves the green.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tobin, Chuck Lakaytis
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Take a tour with Kirk and Chief Engineer Dylan Scott at COX Media Group in Tampa Florida, to see the inter workings of a Radio Station and more.
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In this episode we're cramming for the national EAS test coming in November.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin
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Kirks is broadcasting from Riga Latvia, EM testing, a tour of a radio station and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Chris Tarr, Tom Ray
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Bill Harland gives us a tour of the ERI factory and how to put two big signals together efficiently.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Chris Tarr, Bill Harland
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We drive all over the engineering map, radio apps, QR codes, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr
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Kirk and Chris catch up on lightsquared, Radio vs TV, SOPA, and pointing your dish.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Stephen H. Lampen
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NAB is coming up next week, we get a chance to talk to Gary Kline Senior VP of Engineering and IT at Cumulus Media.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tobin, Gary Kline
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Join us for a war stories episode complete with transmitter sound effects.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin, Barry Thomas
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TWiRT live from NAB Show 2012!
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This week we talk to Terry Baun, Director of Engineering and Operations for the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Terry Baun
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War stories of radio engineering from the trenches with our guest Curt Yengst, Assistant Engineer at WAWZ radio.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Tom Ray, Curt Yengst
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HD Radios, personal people meters, complacency in the engineering office, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tobin, Tom Ray, Paul Shulins
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This week we talk to Stephen H. Lampen, MultiMedia Technology Manager at Beldon, a manufacturer of the cables we use to connect just about everything.
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John Poray joins us to talk about where are all the new young engineers, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, John Poray
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We talk about duck farts, otherwise known as the National EAS Test.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tobin
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We engineers tell programers what to do all over again, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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What we saw at NAB in Vegas, streaming, filters, transmitters, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tobin
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The Space Shuttle Enterprise does a flyby of New York, is Harris Corp. getting rid of its broadcast division, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tobin, Chris Tarr
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We talk about the social network just for broadcasters, Commotion, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Ryan Burgoyne
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We talk about RF interference, how to keep it out of audio circuits and how to fix it.
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In this episode we'll help you decide when it is OK to hire that expensive engineer.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin
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We talk about the basics of IP service from Telco and other providers as it pertains to broadcasters.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Tom Ray, Chris Tarr, Bob Holowenko
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Online help forum for radio engineers, we open up a "Pandoras" box of online streaming philosophy, and more.
Topics: twit, twirt, this-week-in-radio-tech, Kirk Harnack, Chris Tarr, Chris Tobin